Heart Food Podcast | 010 | Madison Luikens – Self-love, self-trust, finding peace with food & body, & spirituality

Woop woop! I’m so excited to have my girl & beautiful soul Madison Luikens on the podcast today. Madison is a photographer, fellow Nutritional Therapist (it’s how we met!), and #girlboss behind the lifestyle brand Nourish & Namaste. Madison strives to inspire women to love themselves and I couldn’t feel more connected to her mission.

This episode is full of #realtalk. Especially surrounding the topics that so many of us struggle with: body image, dieting, trusting ourselves, & finding peace with food. Madison & I have eerily similar journeys and I know you’ll see yourself in this episode. She has so much to share with the world and I can’t wait to see where her work takes her.

We cover:

– Madison’s body image & food story
– Authenticity & vulnerability
– Learning to back off & listening to your body 
– Trusting & staying connected to your intuition 
– What our relationship with food can tell us
– Quitting diet dogma
– Letting go of perfectionism
– Anxiety struggles
– Playing the long game when it comes to health 
– Doing the emotional work to have a sustainable relationship with food & your body
– Identity & finding our place
– What spirituality & faith means to us
– Finding a balance with social media
– Her women’s retreat in February!

Madison’s website

Follow her on Instagram @nourishandnamaste

Sign up for her retreat!

Mentions:

Gretchen Rubin’s moderator vs. abstainer

Joseph Campbell’s work

Rob Bell

Rob Bell’s Everything Is Spiritual

The Alchemist

The Untethered Soul

 

 

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